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Energy (42% less energy): Reduced window to wall ratio; reflective paint for external walls; insulation of roof and external walls; energy-efficient air conditioning system; energy-efficient heat pump for hot water; solar hot water collectors; and energy-saving lighting for internal spaces, common areas and external spaces. Water (22% water savings) : Low-flow plumbing fixtures for washbasins and kitchens and water-conserving water closets. Materials (36 % less embodied energy in materials): Cellular lightweight concrete blocks and a thinner, in-situ reinforced concrete slab for floor slabs and roof construction
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